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Two Rwandan soldiers and rebels killed in clashes, says president

At least two Rwandan soldiers and an unknown number of rebels were killed when a group of attackers crossed into Rwanda from the Democratic Republic of Congo this week, President Paul Kagame said on..
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Critic of Rwandan president cleared of insurrection and forgery

Diane Rwigara, a critic of veteran Rwandan president Paul Kagame, was acquitted by Rwanda's high court on Thursday of charges that included inciting insurrection and forging of documents.
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Mantai - An Ancient Trade City [Video]Mantai - An Ancient Trade City  00:32

According to, "Grape seeds found in ancient Sri Lanka may have been imported by Roman merchants... But 1500 years ago, Mantai was a bustling port where merchants traded their era’s..

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Designs on kickstarting industry in Rwanda | FT World Notebook [Video]Designs on kickstarting industry in Rwanda | FT World Notebook  03:05

► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: Landlocked, tiny and more than 1,000km from the coast, Rwanda is hardly the stuff of manufacturers’ dreams. But a new..

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Flu Epidemics Don't Come From Major Metropolises--But From Somewhere Else [Video]Flu Epidemics Don't Come From Major Metropolises--But From Somewhere Else  00:44

A new study challenges the commonly held belief that flu epidemics originate in large cities. In fact, the four U.S. cities that “seeded” the 2009 flu epidemic are home to between 100,000 to..

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Power and Politics in Rwanda [Video]Power and Politics in Rwanda  07:22

Rwanda has the highest representation of women in politics in the world. But some women in Rwanda say the country still has a long way to go.

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Report: Humans Had Better Reduce Emissions Now--Or Else [Video]Report: Humans Had Better Reduce Emissions Now--Or Else  00:48

A major federal report released Friday carries with it a sobering message. According to Science Magazine, the report acknowledges that climate change is already with us. It will also cause growing harm..

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Researchers fighting malnutrition in Rwanda with orange sweet potatoes [Video]Researchers fighting malnutrition in Rwanda with orange sweet potatoes  03:10

Nearly half of children in Rwanda's rural communities suffer from impaired growth and vision loss, due to vitamin A deficiencies. But orange sweet potatoes, which are chock-full of vitamin A, can help...

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La Liga launches petition to garner support for troubled Miami game

The proposals were dealt a fresh blow when the president of world soccer`s organising body FIFA, Gianni Infantino, declared at a council meeting last week in Rwanda that "official match leagues must be..
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PE companies buy $1.25b pie of Airtel Africa

Airtel Africa, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, on Wednesday announced raising of $1.25 billion from six global investors including SoftBank Group, Warburg Pincus, Singtel and Temasek Holdings. The..
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Wooing investors, Rwanda hosts first tantalum-tracking blockchain

Rwanda's mining boss announced on Tuesday the world's first blockchain project to track tantalum from the pit-face to the refinery, part of a push to woo investors seeking a conflict-free source of..
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Naby Keita becomes third Liverpool player injured in Nations Cup qualifiers

Naby Keita went off with a suspected muscle strain in Guinea's 1-1 draw against Rwanda.
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Premier League: Naby Keita becomes third Liverpool player to be injured during international break after tweaking hamstring

Liverpool's injury woes have gotten worse after midfielder Naby Keita was helped off the field injured during an Africa Cup of Nations match between Rwanda and Guinea.
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French prosecutor recommends dropping probe of 1994 Rwanda president killing - source

A French prosecutor has recommended dropping charges against eight senior Rwandan officials, including the defence minister, who were being investigated over the death of president Juvenal Habyarimana..
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In sign of better relations, Rwandan heads Francophonie body

YEREVAN (Reuters) - Rwanda's foreign minister was named head of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) on Friday, a sign of slowly improving relations between Paris and Kigali a decade..
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WHO sees Congo's Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least

Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is expected to last another 3-4 months and could spread at any time to Uganda or Rwanda, which are well prepared but have not approved use of a vaccine,..
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Rwanda: The New Rwandan Labour Code: A Mixed Bag Of Pro-Employer And Pro-Employee Changes - ENSafrica

Effective from 6 September 2018, Rwanda's New Labour Code (law n° 66/2018 of 30/08/2018 regulating labour in Rwanda) repealed law n° 13/2009 of 27/05/2009 regulating labour in Rwanda, which has been..
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Rwanda court orders critic of president released on bail

By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI (Reuters) - A Rwandan high court judge ordered the release on bail on Friday of an opposition activist and her mother who were detained last year on charges of..
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Raising hopes of political tolerance, Rwanda orders critic of president released on bail

Rwanda on Friday ordered the release on bail of a vocal critic of President Paul Kagame, further raising hopes for greater political tolerance in the country after the release last month of another..
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Here's why UN hounoured PM Modi with 'Champions of the Earth Award'

The United Nations on Wednesday awarded its highest ‘green’ honour to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Known as ‘Champions of the Earth Award’, the honour signifies commendable work done by an..
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WATCH: Theophilus Afelokhai's heroics helps Enyimba hold Rayon Sports

watch: theophilus afelokhai's heroics helps enyimba hold rayon sports
The Aba Elephants played a barren draw with the Rwanda based outfit with the goalkeeper putting up a great showing
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Rwanda to immediately free jailed opposition figure

Rwanda has decided to immediately free Victoire Ingabire, an opposition leader jailed for 15 years, after President Paul Kagame exercised his power to grant mercy, the justice minister said on..
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Rwanda decides to free jailed opposition leader Victoire Ingabire

Rwanda has decided to free Victoire Ingabire, an opposition leader who was convicted for 15 years, the justice ministry said late on Friday.
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EXTRA TIME: Arsenal legends Lauren and Alex Scott attend Gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda

extra time: arsenal legends lauren and alex scott attend gorilla naming ceremony in rwanda
The former Cameroon defender was among the high-profile celebrities in Rwanda for the annual gorilla naming ceremony on Friday
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WATCH: Cote d’Ivoire survive Rwanda scare in Kigali

watch: cote d’ivoire survive rwanda scare in kigali
The Elephants secured a hard-earned away victory against the Wasps to put their Afcon qualification chances on track
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Two opposition lawmakers elected in Rwanda for the first time

Opposition candidates have won seats in the Rwandan parliament for the first time, election results showed on Wednesday, although the two new lawmakers will be heavily outnumbered by members of..
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